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Kea plum trees

Prunus domestica
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

Kea plum trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £22.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

Kea characteristics

Using

  • Picking monthAugust
  • CroppingGood
  • Picking seasonMid
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Flavour qualityAverage
  • Food usesCulinaryTraditional cooker
  • Cling-stoneClingstone

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • VigourSlightly large
  • SunlightTolerates shade
  • PruningDo not prune
  • Organic cultureSuitable

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Climate

  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climatesWarm climates

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Flesh colourGolden / Yellow
  • Fruit colourRed
  • Fruit sizeSmall